On This Day

What Happened on August 7, 2020

Famous Deaths

  • Constance Weldon, American symphonic tuba player (Boston Pops; Concertgebouw) and educator, dies at 88
  • Gennadi Touretski, Russian swimming coach (Soviet Union, Australia national teams; Alexander Popov, Michael Klim, Ian Thorpe), dies at 71
  • Lê Khả Phiêu, Vietnamese leader, General Secretary (1997-2001), dies at 88
2020 Highlights

About August 7, 2020

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo